Dale Thomas Smith (1948 - 2020)

  • "Dale, I will never forget your calm leadership, your smile,..."
    - Amy Dreher
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    - Courtney Hill (Draper)
  • "oh my. Marshall Dale WAS Palmer Lake. I was blessed to have..."
    - Amy Jo O'Dair
  • "God bless you for all the wonderful things you've given of..."
    - Toni Martin
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Service Information
The Springs Funeral Services ~ NORTH
6575 Oakwood Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
80923
(719)-358-5128
Memorial Mass
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
11:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
55 Jefferson Street
Monument, CO
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Memorial Gathering
Following Services
St. Peter Parish Hall gym
Obituary

Smith
DALE THOMAS SMITH
June 16, 1948
January 6, 2020
Dale T. Smith of Palmer Lake died on Monday, January 6, 2020 after a ten plus year struggle with COPD.
He was the first of two children born to Leonard Smith and Theresa Smith (both deceased). A native of Colorado, Dale grew up in Denver and Pueblo. He received his B.A. from what was then Southern Colorado State College in Pueblo in 1970. Dale served as the Marshal/Police Chief for the Town of Palmer Lake from 1975 to 2006. He enjoyed fishing, DIY projects, reading, and music. He served on many local governing boards for the surrounding community, both during his service period and upon retirement.
He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Pat; their two sons, Sean Smith of Fort Collins and Jason Smith of Denver; his sister, Pam (Chuck) Tynan of Fort Worth, Texas and their daughter, Sarah of New York City; and his step-mother, Phylis Smith of Colorado Springs, as well as her children and their families.
Memorial Mass, 11:00AM, Monday, January 13, 2020, St. Peter Catholic Church, 55 Jefferson Street, Monument, Colorado 80132, immediately followed by a reception in the St. Peter Parish Hall gym. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dale's memory may be made to the Palmer Lake Library.
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Published in The Gazette from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2020
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